Featured Items

Below is a short list of some of our more interesting titles. This list is updated every week.

Search within these results:
Showing: 1 - 10 (of 10)
Results per page:
Order by:
1.
Biggle Berry Book; Small fruit facts from bud to box conserved into understandable form. Illustrated.
Philadelphia: Wilmer Atkinson Company, 1913. Biggle Farm Library Number Two. Duodecimo (14 x 9.5 cm.), 144 pages. Illustrated in black & white and color. Index. Stated fifth edition, but evident second edition, second printing; originally issued in 1894. A basic and popular introduction to growing berries, including strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, dewberries, currants, gooseberries, grapes and other small fruits. Light age-toning to the interior; in blue cloth, titled and decorated in red and black. Near fine. (Item #6628)
Price: $50.00
Biggle Berry Book; Small fruit facts from bud to box conserved into understandable form. Illustrated. Jacob Biggle.
2.
Coffee Through The Camera's Lens. A Project on Brazil. Photographs by Margaret Bourke-White. Home Economics Department.
New York: Home Economics Department, American Can Company, 1936. Printed card folio (18 x 12.5 cm.) with pocket holding sixteen loose leaves (each 16.5 x 9.5 cm.). The loose leaves include eleven reproductions of captioned photographs by Margarite Bourke-White, plus additional sheets with map of Brazil and classroom assignments on the history and production of coffee. There is also a mail-order card for ordering additional copies. Published at the height... (Item #6762)
Price: $400.00
Coffee Through The Camera's Lens. A Project on Brazil. Photographs by Margaret Bourke-White. Home Economics Department. Margaret; Home Economics Department Bourke-White, American Can Company.
3.
The Alice Bradley Menu-Cook-Book. Menus, Marketing Lists and Recipes. October, November, December.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1940. Octavo, 253 pages. Later printing of this single season volume issued of an early American seasonal cookbook, later collected in a single volume. Bradley was the principal of Miss Farmer's School of Cookery. Very good or better in publisher's metal comb binding, in very attractive boards with a colorful deco-y design. [not in Cagle]. (Item #2449)
Price: $90.00
The Alice Bradley Menu-Cook-Book. Menus, Marketing Lists and Recipes. October, November, December. Alice Bradley.
4.
Healy & Bigelow's New Cook Book.
New Haven: Healy & Bigelow Publishers, 1890. 17 x11.5 cm, 64 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. A promotional cookbook for Healy & Bigelow's Kickapoo Indian Medicine Company that features over one hundred seventy simple recipes for beverages, biscuits, candy, cakes, fish, meat, pastry, poultry, puddings, soup, stews, and vegetables interspersed with information about Kickapoo Indian oil, salve, and other products. Also included are narratives on Indian culture, wildly racist but... (Item #3715)
Price: $75.00
Healy & Bigelow's New Cook Book. Healy, Bigelow.
5.
Le menage universel de la ville et des champs, et le jardinier accomodez au gout du temps; contenant la patisserrie, confitures, liqueurs, la cuisine, le jardinage, la chasse et la pesche, secrets du menage, les abeilles, les chevauxm les etangs, viviers, canaux, fosses, et marais. Ouvrage utile a toutes fortes de personnes. Par Mr. de La Ferriere. Nouvelle Edition Augmentée... avec approbation et privilege.
Bruxelles: Chez Jean Leonard, Libraire-Imprimeur; rue de la Cour, 1733. Octavo (20 x 13.5 cm.), [2], 502, [21] pages. Table des Chapitres. Frontispiece illustration engraved by Harrewijn, Jacobus (1662-1732?). Four parts in one volume: Le Menage Universel de la Ville et des Champs; [with] Traité des Abeilles ou l'on Voit, both by de la Ferriere; [with] Nouveau Traité des Chevaux, la Maniere se la Nourir, et de les Elever... [and... (Item #6789)
Price: $900.00
Le menage universel de la ville et des champs, et le jardinier accomodez au gout du temps; contenant la patisserrie, confitures, liqueurs, la cuisine, le jardinage, la chasse et la pesche, secrets du menage, les abeilles, les chevauxm les etangs, viviers, canaux, fosses, et marais. Ouvrage utile a toutes fortes de personnes. Par Mr. de La Ferriere. Nouvelle Edition Augmentée... avec approbation et privilege. Abbé de La Ferrière, Jacobus Harrewijn.
6.
UnXld: American Cookbooks of Community & Place. Volume 1, Alabama – District of Columbia.
Biddeford, Maine: Rabelais Inc. 2018. First. Volume one only (all published to date). Small quarto (26.5 x 19 cm.), 169 pages. Illustrated throughout in color. Title Index. Bibliography. Designed and with a letterpressed wrapper by Scott Vile of the Ascensius Press in Bar Mills, Maine. FIRST EDITION. ~ ~ The first volume in a long-term effort to examine AMERICAN COMMUNITY COOKBOOKS as a genre, within a context of other cookbooks... (Item #6846)
Price: $50.00
UnXld: American Cookbooks of Community & Place. Volume 1, Alabama – District of Columbia. Don Lindgren, Mark Germer.
7.
Commercial Index to First Hands in Drugs, Paints, Oils and Kindred Branches for 1873-1874 [cover title].
[circa 1873]. Narrow octavo, 56 pages, plus unpaginated memoranda section. Pages 1-25 of the Commercial Index are pasted over with clippings that include recipes for cakes, preserves, puddings, cookies, pies, and other household hints. Pages 26-55 remain intact with indices of business houses of Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh with maps showing locations. Interspersed are advertisements. Page 56-finis are forty-nine handwritten recipes, ranging from fly-paper and taffy to sausages... (Item #3270)
Price: $75.00
Commercial Index to First Hands in Drugs, Paints, Oils and Kindred Branches for 1873-1874 [cover title]. Manuscript Cook Book.
8.
Tabulated Times, by Amanda Moore, illustrations by Kash.
Mobile, Ala. Chat Publishing Co. 1904. Octavo (19 x 13 cm.), [31] pages. Illustrated. FIRST EDITION. A novelty work from Mobile Alabama, emulating the wedding calendar-form journal, but with more lascivious and well-lubricated categories. All illustrated in woodcut silhouettes by Kash. The illustrations for each month include a calendar of dates, each made from cocktail glasses, drops of spirits, jiggers, or jugs of whiskey. In publisher's white and gilt-decorated red... (Item #6754)
Price: $200.00
Tabulated Times, by Amanda Moore, illustrations by Kash. Amanda Moore.
9.
Mrs. Putnam's Receipt Book, and Housekeeper's Assistant. New and Enlarged Edition.
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1857. Small octavo, xii, 136 pages. Later printing, originally published in 1849. Pages stained and with some foxing throughout. In faded and slightly worn brown cloth with some splatters to text, otherwise very good. Generally nicer than most copies of this book we've encountered. [OCLC locates no copies of this edition; Bitting, page 384; Cagle (other printings); Lowenstein 739]. (Item #5004)
Price: $350.00
Mrs. Putnam's Receipt Book, and Housekeeper's Assistant. New and Enlarged Edition. Putnam Mrs, Elizabeth H.
10.
And So to Bed. Being the Diary of a Mixer of Cocktails. [With apologies to Samuel Pepys].
Montreal: Distillers Corporation, Seagrams Limited; The Ronalds Co. Limited, [circa 1930-32]. Stapled booklet, stapled in wrappers (15.5 x 8 cm.), 40 pages. Illustrated; color border throughout. ~ Likely second edition. Copies of this title appear with 35, 40, and 60 pages. The 60 page version, presumed to be issued last, was published in 1933 on the 300th anniversary of the birth of Samuel Pepys (see below), and with the statement... (Item #6635)
Price: $300.00
And So to Bed. Being the Diary of a Mixer of Cocktails. [With apologies to Samuel Pepys]. Seagram's Limited.